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WILD DAYS returns with more family nature programs in August

Slocan Lake Stewardship Society presents WILD DAYS 2017! 

Take the family out for a fun outdoor adventure & learn about the Slocan Lake watershed from local naturalists and scientists!

  • Saturday, August 5, 9 am-12 pm. Time Travelling, New Denver – A scenic walk through recent and geologic time to explore the diversity of nature at Bosun Ranch. Meet @ the Bosun Ranch off Harris Road, between New Denver and Silverton. Leaders: Daniel Hellyer, Richard Johnson, & Rachel Harris.
  • Saturday, August 12, 9 am-12 pm. Fenominal Fen, Hills – Wetlands full of carnivorous plants and cool insects reminiscent of the northern Boreal forest. Meet @ the Valhalla Hills Nordic Ski parking lot on east side of Hwy 6 exactly 24 kms north of New Denver and 24 kms south of Nakusp. Leaders: Marcy Mahr, Daniel Hellyer, & Richard Johnson.
  • Saturday, August 19, 9 am-12 pm. Toads & Bears: Strange Bedfellows, Fish Lake – Learn about the summer antics of these winter hibernators that share the same habitat.  Meet @ the Fish Lake Rest Area on Hwy 31A. Leaders: Wayne McCrory & Marcy Mahr. Co-sponsored by Valhalla Wilderness Society.

All Wild Days programs run from 9 am to 12 pm. Please save these dates on your family calendar! For further information, contact 250-358-7714 or email theresa[dot]tremaine[at]gmail.com.

Learn more about the Slocan Lake Stewardship Society at our table at the New Denver Friday Market starting June 30.